Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 46% 52% 1% 1% 379
Alaska 46% 49% 2% 3% 149
Arizona 48% 47% 3% 3% 362
Arkansas 47% 51% 1% 1% 199
California 37% 60% 1% 2% 1,834
Colorado 47% 49% 1% 3% 247
Connecticut 33% 65% 1% 1% 168
Delaware 39% 61% < 1% < 1% 153
District of Columbia 30% 66% 3% 1% 148
Florida 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,131
Georgia 44% 54% 1% 1% 626
Hawaii 40% 59% 1% 1% 159
Idaho 55% 45% 1% < 1% 172
Illinois 39% 58% 2% 1% 695
Indiana 41% 56% 2% < 1% 359
Iowa 41% 58% 2% < 1% 172
Kansas 40% 60% < 1% < 1% 173
Kentucky 48% 47% 3% 1% 281
Louisiana 42% 55% 1% 2% 317
Maine 43% 52% 3% 1% 109
Maryland 35% 62% 1% 1% 331
Massachusetts 30% 65% 3% 2% 266
Michigan 43% 53% 3% 2% 550
Minnesota 42% 56% 1% 1% 284
Mississippi 42% 57% 1% 1% 234
Missouri 46% 52% 2% < 1% 373
Montana 53% 44% 2% 1% 159
Nebraska 51% 48% < 1% 1% 177
Nevada 36% 63% < 1% 1% 153
New Hampshire 45% 53% 2% < 1% 119
New Jersey 31% 67% 2% 1% 458
New Mexico 43% 54% 2% 2% 162
New York 33% 64% 2% 2% 949
North Carolina 41% 56% 2% 1% 658
North Dakota 46% 52% < 1% 1% 184
Ohio 38% 60% 1% 1% 680
Oklahoma 39% 58% 1% 1% 267
Oregon 54% 45% 1% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 44% 53% 1% 1% 777
Rhode Island 42% 54% 2% 2% 148
South Carolina 44% 54% 2% 1% 340
South Dakota 46% 52% 2% 1% 174
Tennessee 45% 51% 3% 1% 471
Texas 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,619
Utah 52% 45% 3% < 1% 197
Virginia 44% 53% 1% 1% 504
Washington 49% 49% 2% < 1% 325
West Virginia 49% 48% 1% 2% 200
Wisconsin 39% 59% 2% < 1% 293
Wyoming 53% 46% < 1% 1% 173

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